New Delhi: As per reports, BCCI (Board of Cricket Control in India) have sacked Chetan Sharma-led senior selection committee following Team India’s exit in the T20 World Cup 2022. Rohit Sharma-led Team India were knocked out of the T20 World Cup by champions England in the semifinal by 10 wickets.
During Chetan’s tenure, India had also failed to reach knock-out stage in the 2021 edition of T20 World Cup and lost the World Test Championships final.
Chetan (North zone), Harvinder Singh (Centra Zone), Sunil Joshi (South Zone) and Debasish Mohanty (East Zone) have had the shortest stint as senior national selectors in recent times. Some of them were appointed in 2020 and some in 2021.
A senior national selector normally gets a four-year term subject to extension. There was no selector from West Zone after Abbey Kuruvilla’s tenure ended.
That Chetan will be sacked was reported by PTI on October 18 after the BCCI AGM.
On Friday, the BCCI invited applications for the position of national selectors (Senior Men).
Here are a few conditions:
a) 7 Test matches; OR
b) 30 First Class matches; OR
c) 10 ODI and 20 First Class matches.
The candidate ahould have retired from the game at least 5 years ago.
No person who has been a member of any Cricket Committee (as defined in the rules and regulations of BCCI) for a total of 5 years shall be eligible to be a member of Men’s Selection Committee.
The last date of application is November 28.
Inputs from PTI